President Trump touts West Virginia's success in tweet

President Trump tweeted about West Virginia's success on Monday. (Source: MGN/ Brian Copeland)
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CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) President Donald Trump tweeted about West Virginia's strong economic performance Sunday morning.

"The Great State of West Virginia is producing record setting numbers and doing really well," President Trump tweeted. "When I became President, it was practically shut down and closed for business. Not anymore!"

Governor Jim Justice's Campaign Manager Mike Lukach said that West Virginia's economy has boomed under the leadership of President Trump and Governor Justice.

"In the first quarter of this year West Virginia led the country in personal income growth, the state’s coal industry has rebounded, and unemployment has continued to drop," Lukach said. "And on top of that under Governor Justice’s leadership West Virginia is making historic investments in its roads and schools.”

According to Justice's office, Fiscal Year 2019 saw $511 million is revenue growth. It marked the greatest single-year revenue growth total in the state's history.